Watch Thrilling Final Curtain Call at Newsies and Post-Show Speech (Video)

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The hit musical Newsies, which was nominated for eight 2012 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, ended its acclaimed run Aug. 24 at 3 PM at The Nederlander Theatre. Watch the show's final curtain call and post-show speech by Thomas Schumacher. 

Liana Hunt and Corey Cott
Liana Hunt and Corey Cott Photo by Matthew Murphy

The production opened on Broadway March 29, 2012, after originating at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey. Newsies played 1,005 performances at the Nederlander Theatre.

View some of our favorite video performances from Newsies here.

The Broadway company featured Corey Cott as Jack Kelly, John Dossett as Joseph Pulitzer, Liana Hunt as Katherine Plumber, Ben Fankhauser as Davey, Capathia Jenkins as Medda, Andy Richardson as Crutchie and Luca Padovan and Zachary Unger alternating the role of Les.

Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman, with a book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, Newsies was directed by Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, who won a 2012 Tony Award for his work.

The Newsies North American tour launches in October and will play 25 cities over 43 weeks during the 2014-15 season. For itinerary and ticket information, visit, and

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